Francis Lawrence Officially Brought on as Director of “Catching Fire”

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Director Gary Ross is no more in The Hunger Games movie franchise. It’s been said for a little while that he was no longer on the project, and it’s confirmed that he’s officially been replaced by Lionsgate with director Francis Lawrence. What does this mean for the second movie in The Hunger Games series, Catching Fire? Well, Lawrence [...]

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Cover for the Final “Wheel of Time” Book Revealed!


It’s here! The final cover in the Wheel of Time series has finally been revealed. Artist Michael Whelan (who stepped in to make the last cover after WoT cover artist Darrell K. Sweet passed away) talked about his process of making this beautiful cover, which I’ve posted below. I had no idea so much went into [...]

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Throwback Review: Bikini Girls on Ice Brings Nothing New, but Isn’t Horrible


When a bus-load of womens college soccer players get stranded on their way to a bikini car-wash fundraiser, they decide to set-up shop in front of an abandoned gas station on the edge of town. Little do they know the place is the stalking-grounds for a homicidal maniac mechanic named Moe. (Synopsis from With a [...]

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“Call of Duty: Black Ops 2″ official trailer teases a more futuristic approach… and horses


The official announcement trailer for Black Ops 2 is here, confirming that the game most certainly NOT be set in the 1960′s.  Futuristic soldiers, weaponry, and American cities are the new star of the show, promising a new direction for the previously Cold War era series. Taking into account, most of the images and brief story details [...]

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First DLC for “Skyrim” officially announced and titled “Dawnguard”


Back in March, our friends over at Bethesda were spotted trademarking the name “Dawnguard,” igniting the fuse for rumors of a possible DLC.  Now, speculation is justified as Skyrim’s first round of added content is definitely, Dawnguard. The unveiling is, to be honest, somewhat underwhelming as Bethesda added only an image to their official blog with [...]

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2012 Locus Awards Finalists are Announced!


It’s awards time again! this time we bring you the short list for the 2012 Locus Science Fiction Foundation prize. Winners will be announced during the Science Fiction Awards Weekend in Seattle WA, June 15-17, 2012. Seems like a pretty great list this year. Drop us a line if you’ve enjoyed anything listed below, and tell us [...]

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Icefall – A Smart and Inspiring Mythical Mystery


  “Listen to me, for I have many stories to tell…” 2012 Edgar Award winning Icefall by Matthew J. Kirby will transport you into the frozen Nordic north in five minutes flat.  The King is at war and in order to keep his children safe, he sends them away with his most trusted servants and warriors [...]

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Last Week In Trailers: “Snow White And The Huntsman”, “Brave”, “G. I. Joe: Retaliation”

Check out this new TV spot for Snow White And The Huntsman, scheduled to come out on June 1st. We get a bit of an introduction for every major character, and there are also some new scenes. This dark re-telling of the fairy tale is looking more cool with each new preview and hopefully, it will [...]

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Video Game Releases – May


Although there is not a lot of activity this month in the video game world, there is one game that has been on every gamer’s mind for well over a decade. DIABLO III Fans of the franchise have waited an extremely long time since the last release, Diablo II: Lord of Destruction, 11 years to be [...]

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New Dark Knight Rises Trailer Here for Your Viewing Pleasure!


Agh! We’re a day late on this release! Sorry Lytherians. But if you haven’t seen it yet, check it out now. For the whole movie, of course, you will have to wait until July 20. This movie has really built itself an all-star cast: Christian Bale again as Bruce Wayne/Batman, Anne Hathaway as Selina Kyle/Catwoman, Tom [...]

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